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Simply walking around Carnival Spirit is like taking a trip around the world. Legendary Carnival Cruise Lines' designer Joe Farcus seems to have been inspired by every design style he could think of. The ...
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860 Carnival Spirit Cruise Reviews

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Marilyg
Member Since 2015
1 review
0 forum posts
1 helpful vote
Sailed December 2015
We had 13 family members on board. We loved the cruise. Cabins were roomy everything very clean. Staff were fantastic. The dining attendent Irene knew our names in one day. Brought additional meals. Made sure the kids found something they ... Read more
Bombala family
Member Since 2016
1 review
1 forum post
38 helpful votes
We travelled as a family of 4 to celebrate a 40th birthday, our kids are 9 and 12 years old. My review is a list of things I wrote down that nobody told me would be ideal or necessary on your first cruise. So I hope it is helpful. Some ... Read more
Lilly Bee
Member Since 2015
2 reviews
0 forum posts
2 helpful votes
First time cruisers, We are a family of 4 , we brought along our 20 and 17yr old and they had their own cabin. We flew from Adelaide to Sydney and had pre booked the ship transfers from the airport which is highly recommended as by ... Read more
Lilly Bee
Member Since 2015
2 reviews
0 forum posts
1 helpful vote
Sailed December 2015
First time cruiser, level 7 balcony room excellent, room service excellent, food average as always just warm, main concern was the 900 kids on board that had little to no supervision. Staff did nothing to stop kids running around on decks, ... Read more
MegF
Member Since 2015
1 review
0 forum posts
1 helpful vote
Sailed November 2015
WE have been on this ship before but as the prices have dropped so have the amenities - the entertainment was non existent, two shows worth watching, pre recorded music, nothing whatsoever to do during the day, never spent so much time in ... Read more
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Ignatius23
Member Since 2015
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
I was very reluctant to go on any cruise, but went out of family obligation. It was surprisingly good. The international crew do a magnificent job, calling you by name whenever they can. There are great shows with music and dancing and ... Read more
Kylief86
Member Since 2015
1 review
0 forum posts
5 helpful votes
Sailed November 2015
We had a fantastic time on our cruise on board the Carnival spirit. We are a family of 2 adults and 2 children aged 5 and 10, The Embarkation process was a little daunting for the kids as it did take a little while waiting in line,but ... Read more
cruisin-m
Member Since 2009
7 reviews
617 forum posts
2 helpful votes
Sailed October 2015
Not really much to review because they did everything pretty much perfect! Can really put this in perspective as waited until after Royal Caribbean cruise to make reviews so could compare the two, Carnival is a million times better! ... Read more
mr walker
Member Since 2012
5 reviews
1,149 forum post
0 helpful votes
Our party of 8 ranged in age from 55 to 80 and from 1st time cruiser to 10th time cruisers. For DW and I this was our first Carnival cruise after a number on Royal Caribbean & we were not too sure what to expect. We needn't have ... Read more
5 star Cruiser
Member Since 2015
2 reviews
0 forum posts
1 helpful vote
Sailed October 2015
Our group of 5 couples (over 65 years) chose deck 7 balcony cabins for a trip to the 2015 Melbourne Cup. All are experienced cruisers (ourselves over 12 ocean and river cruises mainly in Europe and the Pacific). Embarkation was excellent. ... Read more

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fivefoot4
Member Since 2005
2 reviews
359 forum posts
2 helpful votes
There was a glitz in the online system when we booked in at the port so we had to fill in the information manually. The process only took us another 10 minutes so it was not too inconvenient. The ship looks good with a few new bars and ... Read more
sconski
Member Since 2015
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Sailed October 2015
As a family we had not cruised before. I had cruised over 25 years ago on a much smaller ship and was very sick at the time, but remember enjoying myself. In our group were 3 Adults and 2 children. I loved the experience from the ... Read more
Glenn J
Member Since 2015
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Sailed October 2015
First time on a cruise and we had an absolute blast. Could not find one thing wrong the entire cruise. The staff were excellent and went out of their way to be helpful and friendly, food both in the buffet and the restaurant was excellent, ... Read more
coco101
Member Since 2015
1 review
0 forum posts
2 helpful votes
Well this is my third cruise all with different cruise ships This is a list of things that I found during by time on board. I was travelling with my grandchildren as well so I'm not an old crumply lady if my children can control their ... Read more
Buddy 2
Member Since 2015
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
My husband and I are in our late 40s. We traveled with kids 13 18 19 and 20 and had two cabins. The only one that enjoyed this cruise was our 13 year old the 3 young adults all have said they would never cruise again. My husband and I ... Read more

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dbagini
Member Since 2015
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
"The Dome pool is so named as it has a retractable roof, which can be slid across during inclement weather." Rubbish. We had such bad weather the slides, golf, sports area and single ping-pong table were closed for most of the ... Read more
markusschwaiger
Member Since 2015
1 review
0 forum posts
6 helpful votes
This was our first cruise. The ship is HUGE and luxurious. There were over 2,000 passengers on board, and over 900 staff, so the staff:passenger ratio is excellent. You rarely ever felt crowded. There are plenty of great areas for adults ... Read more
Dave Young
Member Since 2015
2 reviews
2 forum posts
1 helpful vote
Sailed September 2015
Was worried about some reviews but as this was our first cruise we had nothing to base it on so we just went for it. Food was very good and service in the MDR was fantastic as they make you and your kids very welcome. Buffet was not bad ... Read more
tanya.woods1
Member Since 2015
1 review
0 forum posts
1 helpful vote
Sailed September 2015
This was our first cruise ever. Our cruise started on 25/09/2015 and was fantastic from the very start to the very end. We had originally booked for 5/8/15 but told after booking that the ship was in dry dock and had to reschedule. I ... Read more
1nosila
Member Since 2015
1 review
0 forum posts
1 helpful vote
Having booked a year ahead and chosen this ship specifically for the kids club, our family group of 6 adults and 5 kids were excited to board. However, on day two when attempting to book the children into the kids club were are informed it ... Read more

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themorgans4
Member Since 2015
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Sailed August 2015
The ship was late getting to port from dry dock. Getting onto the ship in Singapore was a lengthy process just getting through the port process. We were held up for an extended period with no information as to why the delay. The gangway ... Read more
Scoop368
Member Since 2015
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
As indicated in previous reviews about the Spirit cruise from Singapore to Sydney - complete debarcle on embarkation at Singapore - due to partial re-fit and late arrival of boat to dock. Carnival's initial use of this cruise terminal and ... Read more
GabG
Member Since 2015
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Sailed August 2015
To stand and wait over 4 hours in the heat without water, food or seating to get on board was not a good start, Carnival then refunded 25% of fare, okay fair enough. Then to get a cabin where the kids running through the ship all night ... Read more
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Kipmert
Member Since 2015
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
4 hour delay for boarding, left waiting in hot terminal, no water and over 2000 people. No communication. Tender process was terrible, people missed their tours due to lack of organisation and communication from staff. No water in ... Read more
bubby47
Member Since 2010
1 review
8 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Sailed August 2015
The cruise was Singapore to Sydney. After refurbishment shouldn't have been put back into service. Took 6 hours to board know one new what was going there was no communication. Luggage wasn't delivered until after 10.30. Carpets were wet, ... Read more

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